Mag. 1.8 earthquake - - 73km SSW of Redoubt Volcano, Alaska, on 2015-12-18 13:23:53 -09:00
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Minor magnitude 1.8 earthquake at 119 km depth
18 Dec 22:56 UTC: First to report: USGS after 32 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2015-12-18 13:23:53 -09:00
Depth: 119.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 59.8823°N / 153.2666°W (Alaska, Alaska, United States)
Nearest volcano: Iliamna (9 km / 6 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
48 km (30 mi) ENE of Pedro Bay (pop: 42) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) W of Anchor Point (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) WNW of Homer (pop: 5,520) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) W of Fritz Creek (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
125 km (77 mi) WSW of Kalifornsky (pop: 7,850) --> See nearby quakes!
134 km (83 mi) SW of Kenai (pop: 7,660) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (87 mi) WSW of Soldotna (pop: 4,540) --> See nearby quakes!
237 km (147 mi) SW of Alaska City (pop: 298,700) --> See nearby quakes!
5617 km (3490 mi) NW of Washington (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
5617 km (3490 mi) NW of Washington DC (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 107 joules (8.78 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 1.8||119 km||- 73km SSW of Redoubt Volcano, Alaska||USGS|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 1.8, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.